Vehicles lines up on Highway 97. Submitted photo.

Highway 97 closed beside Lac la Hache due to crash

Next update is expected at 6:30 p.m.

UPDATE (7:40 p.m.): Highway 97 remains closed due to a vehicle incident with the detour still along Emerald Cres. and Forbes Rd, according to Drive BC with light traffic only

Details on the incident are not expected tonight.

A vehicle could be seen on its roof, according to one witness.

The next update is now expected at 8:30 p.m.

UPDATE (6:12 p.m.): Highway 97 remains closed due to a vehicle incident but a detour is now available.

The detour is via Emerald Cres. and Forbes Rd. according to Drive BC, with light traffic only.

The next update is now expected at 7:30 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: Highway 97 is closed in both directions due to a vehicle incident between Emerald Cres. Dodge Rd.

Emergency services, including ambulance, police and fire rescue are all on-site, according to witnesses.

There’s no detour available.

The next update is expected at 6:30 p.m.

We will update this story as more details become available.


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